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Ukrainian Garlic Bread in a pan

Ukrainian Garlic Bread (Pampushky)

Ukrainian pampushky is a Slavic version of garlic & herb bread. Yeast dough rounds are baked until golden then covered in a garlicky oil with fresh dill!
Course Bread
Cuisine Ukrainian
Keyword pampushky, ukrainian garlic bread
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 24 units
Calories 202kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


Garlic Glaze

  • 1/4 cup sunflower, avocado or olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp course sea salt
  • 5 tbsp fresh dill chopped


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the milk, sugar and active dry yeast together. Cover the bowl with a towel and let it rest for 10 minutes.
    yeast with milk in a mixing bowl
  • Add in eggs and oil and whisk until well-combined.
    milk, eggs and yeast in a mixing bowl
  • Combine the salt and flour. Using either a stand mixer or your hands, add in the flour mixture in small portions, kneading it until the dough is elastic. Cover the bowl with a towel and let the dough rise for about an hour.
    pampushky dough in a mixing bowl
  • Grease a baking pan with oil. Divide the dough into 24 equal-sized pieces, rolling them into a ball shape. Place each dough ball onto a baking sheet, leaving about 1-inch of space between each.
    dough rolled up buns in pan
  • Cover the pampushky with a towel and let them rise for about 30 minutes, or until they double in size. Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a small bowl, whisk the egg and 1 tablespoon of water together. Brush the mixture on the tops. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the pampushky turn golden brown.
    dough buns in a pan
  • While the pampushky are baking, combine the oil, minced garlic, dill and salt in a small bowl.
    Oil with herbs and garlic
  • Brush the tops of the warm bread with the garlic mixture. Serve immediately and enjoy!
    Ukrainian Garlic Bread in a pan


Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 83mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 74IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg